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72 families in South Delhi self quarantined after delivery boy tests COVID-19 positive

72 families in South Delhi self quarantined after delivery boy tests COVID-19 positive

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 April 2020 11:06 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: 72 families in South Delhi have been asked to self quarantine after a Pizza delivery boy tested positive for COVID-19. The patient was now recovering at a hospital.

"We have found that 72 houses had taken delivery from that outlet and hence everyone has been told to follow precautionary measures and be under self- quarantine," District Magistrate of South Delhi B.M. Mishra.

Authorities have also decided to quarantine 16 of his colleagues.

A detailed trail was followed and 72 families in South Delhi were then asked to self quarantine.

The food from the outlet was delivered using Zomato.

"All the co-workers of the said rider have tested negative and as a precaution, the restaurant where the rider worked has suspended operations," a statement by Zomato reads.

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